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E&E News Quotes Boyden Gray & Associates on the Major Questions Doctrine and Three Major Climate Rules

A recent article by Lesley Clark and Niina Farah of E&E News discusses the implications of the Supreme Court’s recent decision in West Virginia v. EPA on three major climate rules. In West Virginia , the Court considered the legality of the Clean Power Plan—an Obama era regulation that pointed to EPA’s authority under the Clean Air Act to impose emission limits…

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Boyden Gray & Associates Letter Stands Out in SEC Climate Risk Comments

Rupert Darwall collected some of the most prominent comments made on the SEC’s proposed climate-related risk disclosures rule, highlighting many of the arguments in support of and opposition to the proposed rule. Darwall explains: Much comment on the controversial climate disclosure rule proposed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has centered on whether the SEC has the necessary legal…

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Amicus Briefs by Boyden Gray & Associates in Two Recent Supreme Court Decisions

Amicus briefs filed by Boyden Gray & Associates tracked the reasoning in two recent Supreme Court decisions: West Virginia v. EPA and Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. In West Virginia v. EPA, the Court considered the legality of the Clean Power Plan—an Obama era regulation that pointed to EPA’s authority under the Clean Air Act to impose emission limits on…

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The Fifth Circuit Grants Rehearing En Banc in Federal Worker Vax Mandate Suit

The Fifth Circuit granted Boyden Gray & Associates’ petition for en banc rehearing in Feds for Medical Freedom v. Biden, which challenges President Biden’s 2021 executive order requiring federal workers to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or face termination. In December 2021, Boyden Gray & Associates filed a lawsuit challenging the federal worker vaccine mandate, arguing that several million Americans had…

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Boyden Gray & Associates Successfully Defeats Cert Petition in Byrd v. Lamb

The Supreme Court has denied the petition for certiorari in Byrd v. Lamb, which asked whether a Bivens claim is applicable when a Department of Homeland Security agent displays his firearm in a public parking lot. The Fifth Circuit declined to recognize a Bivens claim, distinguishing the incident in Byrd v. Lamb from Bivens by noting the personal nature of the alleged dispute, the location of the incident away…

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Boyden Gray & Associates Files Comment on SEC’s Proposed Climate Disclosure Rulemaking

Boyden Gray & Associates filed comments on the SEC’s proposed rule on “The Enhancement and Standardization of Climate-Related Disclosures for Investors” 87 Fed. Reg. at 21,334, arguing that the proposed rule would be illegal and unconstitutional. The proposed rule, a part of President Biden’s broader climate and ESG agenda,  would significantly expand the scope of required disclosures for many publicly…

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Boyden Gray & Associates Submits Comments on SEC SPAC Proposed Rule

Boyden Gray & Associates submitted comments on behalf of Job Creators Network on the SEC proposed rule on “Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs), Shell Companies, and Projections” 87 Fed. Reg. 29,458, arguing that the proposed rule would destroy the domestic market for SPACs, which provide small businesses with meaningful access to capital that otherwise is reserved only for big corporations…

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